Examples of sob story in a Sentence
She told a sob story about how she had to starve herself to pay for the rent.
I don't want to hear any of your sob stories.
Recent Examples of sob story from the Web
Gregory Paul Hess told a White Center gas-station owner a sob story about being out of work and needing cash for rent and food during an armed robbery on Saturday, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office.
Attempting to escape her, Sally encounters another nightmare creature, who bilks her of much of her small stash of money with a sob story that’s clearly bogus.
That deal is named after a game show in which housewives would tell sob stories in exchange for prizes.
To say that Nic Wehrwein's Anything and Always is a trite sob story fit for the slush pile at Lifetime would be to pile on one more cliche to an interminable 140 minutes full of them.
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SOB STORY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sob story for English Language Learners
: a sad story about yourself that you tell in order to make people feel sorry for you
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